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Old 3rd November 2007, 04:29 PM
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Hey all Watched the Australian Safari on tv this afternoon,god them dudes on the bikers are mad there was some unreal fotage of them from the chopper hitting about 180kmh,some of the best scenery shots ive ever seen of WA.

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Old 3rd November 2007, 04:38 PM
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Hey all Watched the Australian Safari on tv this afternoon,god them dudes on the bikers are mad there was some unreal fotage of them from the chopper hitting about 180kmh,some of the best scenery shots ive ever seen of WA.

Greg

Bugger, i missed it, that was one race i always wanted to do, but never had the money.

Who won??

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Old 3rd November 2007, 04:57 PM
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I took a study break and watched it to, lots of good coverage, it is a pity that they only covered the two main classes though.

Discokid on this site had a bit of footage - the car looked awesome.

Looks like a great event - and as said fantastic scenery.

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Old 3rd November 2007, 04:58 PM
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Ben Grabham got it for the moto and Hederics/Williams for the auto.It looks like the smaller fourstrokes are the way to go hey.I think there was about 4 450 fourstrokers in the top 5.
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I saw the last half of it.

Was that DiscoKid in the Defender Ute?

Some great footage!
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Old 3rd November 2007, 05:11 PM
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Yep, sure was.
Not many 110 Defs in offroad racing in Aus that look like that
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Old 3rd November 2007, 06:27 PM
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i done 11 safari's as a cook from 87.great memorys.i remember catching 3 riders from japan at lucknow about 200ks from the start.they said woad werry ruff today with a huge smile.that first transport section was all tar.
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Old 6th November 2007, 09:38 AM
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The TV show was good but I wasnt sure if they were promoting a holiday in WA or racing!

It brought back a lot of memories of good times had on the safari

I just need to work out what we are doing next year and whether we are going or not

So many good races not enough time or money
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So many good races not enough time or money

and if you spend the time you'll never have the money anyway
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